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Canon Legria Mini

gagadget.com Recommended
An award winning 12.8MP 1 camcorder with good features but high running costs
12.8MP 1/2.3" Yes 160g Apr 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Canon Legria Mini Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Canon Legria Mini number 199 across all camcorders.
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54 Reviews + 1 Award
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Good Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. This camcorder has received a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com. Canon video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However this Canon camcorder has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
Customers report excellent battery life, that it is a good size and it is easy to use. However they also report poor design.
The Legria Mini has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly big total megapixels
Fairly high effective megapixels (movie)
Very short battery life (max)
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

Canon Legria Mini Video Reviews


Canon Legria Mini In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at website Gagadget.com endorse this Canon video camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Eight experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and webnews.it have rated this Canon video camera on average 74%.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, Legria Mini owners rated this video camera 83 out of 100. 16 reviewers (78% of all reviewers) gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Unimpressive Design

Two people wrote in their reviews that the Canon Legria Mini was not good looking.

Canon Has Excellent Camcorder Reviews

Based on 916 user and expert reviews (including 212 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its video cameras. 95% of those that bought a Canon camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Battery Life

Three customers who purchased it agreed that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the Canon Legria Mini was compact.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven customers concluded that this camcorder was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two customers who reviewed this camcorder concluded that it was strong and durable.

  • The battery charger is robust and has a good indicator to show when it's reached full charge…
    IPR (Amazon) - May 2016
  • Super robust, amazingly easy to use, yet has al the pro bells if you want it…

Customers Report a Good Quality Lens

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Canon Legria Mini had a good lens.

  • The front of the unit has the lens with twin microphones either side of it…
    Gadgetspeak.com December 2014
  • It has a good auto focus…
    K Nanthakumar (Amazon) - December 2015
  • The double microphones are either side of the camera lens were really sharp…
  • There is no zoom function its one setting or the other…
    Sue H (Amazon) - May 2016
  • There is no zoom function- only a fixed very wide angle view…
    Sue H (Amazon) - May 2016

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Eight customers reckoned that the product was good quality.


Features

Fairly Big Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of video cameras range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The Canon Legria Mini's total megapixels of 12.8MP is in the biggest 20% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Video cameras have battery life (max) of between 0.083h and 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 52h. The battery life (max) of the Legria Mini of only 1.25h is in the shortest 15% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP. The Legria Mini's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.99MP is quite high compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 13% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Legria Mini is Full HD, as are 73% of video cameras.

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Average Weight

The Legria Mini's weight of 160g is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 26% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon Legria Mini has a vari-angle LCD display. 91% of video cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Legria Mini's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 35mm is in the shortest 17% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the video cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 0.5mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Legria Mini has a hand strap, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not have a hand strap.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Canon Legria Mini supports HDMI. 67% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Tripod Mountable

The Legria Mini is tripod mountable, unlike 86% of video cameras which are not tripod mountable.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Legria Mini's maximum memory card size of 64GB is fairly average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 47% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Has a Face Detection

The Legria Mini has a face detection. 72% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Legria Mini does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Fairly High Minimum Aperture Number

The Legria Mini's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is quite high compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 17% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all video cameras is 29mm, with the shortest being 1.8mm and the longest being 110mm. The Legria Mini's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 16.8mm is in the shortest 14% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Legria Mini supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000. That's 56% higher resolution than a 3200 x 2400 video camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by camcorders. This video camera also supports a still image resolution of 640 x 480. The resolution of all video cameras ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Legria Mini's display diagonal of only 2.7" is fairly small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 25% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of video cameras range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Legria Mini does not have a built-in flash. 86% of video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (image)

The average effective megapixels (image) of all camcorders is 5.8MP, with the lowest being 1.1MP and the highest being 26MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the Legria Mini of 12MP is in the highest 11% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Legria Mini has a microphone in, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Canon Legria Mini features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Canon camcorder has been on the market since April 2014.


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